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It’s a question shoppers and fashion businesses are having to confront as Covid-19 roils the fashion industry.

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The debate over statues and monuments has roiled America in recent years, so Glenn Cantave carved out a new vision.

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Moreover some on Wall Street had feared a more progressive choice would have roiled the stock market and favored heavier regulation.

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Arise has been a pioneer in driving two currents roiling the American labor market.

La Nina occurs when the surface of the Pacific Ocean cools, triggering an atmospheric chain reaction that stands to roil weather around the globe.

From Fortune

The city roiled with place names signifying race trouble: Bensonhurst, Howard Beach, the Central Park Jogger, Crown Heights.

While some polling shows a majority of ordinary Thais approve of martial law, the political class is roiled with suspicion.

The liquid in the cup roiled like a sea, but none of it spilled.

And while his remarks have roiled some in the Christian establishment, their net effect can only be beneficial for the church.

The region is being roiled by religious fanaticism; Palestinians read the papers.

The little girls drew shyly near him with eyes aglow while Mr. Sleighter's words roiled forth like a mountain flood.

This roiled the temper of the Vermonter somewhat, and if I did not say anything, I had a mighty think on.

The hunting party had left a plain and well-trodden trail down the bank, and roiled, muddy water at the crossing.

The world might have been excused for its failure to plumb the underlying causes which roiled the waters of his soul.

The water rustled and roiled as if all the birds of paradise that the world contained had taken flight.


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On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to roiled, such as: agitated, blustering, buffeting, dirty, dry, and grating.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.